He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.
He is survived by his wife, Frances of George West; a son, Raul Gonzales, Jr. of George West; a daughter, Carolina Ruiz of George West; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Abelino T. Gonzales, Sr. of George West; Joe B. Gonzales, Jr. of Three Rivers and Benito Gonzales of Harlingen; three sisters, Elvira G. Ybanez; Elda Gonzales and Gloria Ann Gonzales, all of George West.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 15 from 1-5 p.m. at Galloway and Sons Chapel in George West. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. that evening.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church with Father George Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at St. George Catholic Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of Galloway and Sons Funeral Home of Three Rivers.